Thank you for choosing St. John the Baptist School!
Please use the following registration checklists to be sure you complete all necessary steps to register your child(ren).
New Families Preschool Families Returning Families
*Preschool Families: If your child has not been baptized, please fill in the field on the registration form with any date, and it can be edited at a later time. Use "N/A" where applicable in other fields regarding Baptism. Since "Baptism date" is a required field on this form, you will need to input a date in order to move to the next page. Contact Mrs. Meymann (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Ms. Mallory Kist (email@example.com) with questions.
Saint John the Baptist School Registration Information
It is the intent of St. John the Baptist Parish to educate the children of our Parish who apply for registration in the school program. St. John the Baptist School offers instruction to students
in preschool through grade 8. Our preschool programs for three and four year olds provide developmentally appropriate experiences in a faith-filled learning environment, and our kindergarten through 8th grade instruction follows the Ohio learning standards as have been adopted by the Archdiocese of Cincinnati.
Tuition Rates and Registration Fees for 2017-2018 School Year
Tuition (per school year)
K-8 Active Parishioner Rates
$2,415 One child in kindergarten (half day)
$5,275 Kindergarten (half day) & one child in 1-8
$7,690 Kindergarten (half day) & two or more in 1-8
$3,500 One child in 1-8
$6,585 Two children in 1-8
$9,050 Three or more children in 1-8
$3,500 One child in kindergarten (full day)
$6,585 Kindergarten (full day) & one child in 1-8
$9,050 Kindergarten (full day) & two or more in 1-8
K-8 Non-Active/Non Parishioner Rates
$3,315 One child in kindergarten (half day)
$5,925 One child in kindergarten (full day) – grade 8
$11,140 Two children in kindergarten (full day) – grade 8
$15,305 Three or more children in kindergarten (full day) – grade 8
$1,300 3 year olds (2 days/week)
$1,625 4 year olds (3 days/week)
Tuition for the 2017-2018 school year includes a $50 Technology Fee
ANNUAL FEE FOR MONTHLY PAYMENT OF TUITION:
$50 (one-time upfront service fee due with first payment)
The goal of the St. John the Baptist School Tuition Policy is to enable and encourage all parish families to participate in a high quality Catholic education and to provide the financial (and stewardship) resources necessary to sustain the school in a responsible manner.
PROCESSING FEE FOR MONTHLY PAYMENT OF TUITION: $50 (due with first payment)
January 29 – February 28, 2017: $75 / child; $225 / three or more children
After February 28, 2017: $150/child; $450/three or more children
Registration forms without the fee payment will not be accepted.
Registration fees will be waived if tuition is paid in full before February 28, 2017.
REFUND OF THE REGISTRATION FEE:
The registration fee is non-refundable except in the following instances:
- A family is moving out of parish.
- In the case of applicants for financial aid, if the amount of financial aid granted is not adequate, the family will have two weeks after notification of the aid to request a full refund.
St. John the Baptist will accept registration from all parents who are registered parishioners and wish to enroll their children in St. John the Baptist School.
The Parishioner Tuition Rate shall be established on an annual basis jointly by the Finance Committee and Education Commission and approved by the Parish Council.
In order to have a fiscally sound and sustainable school, the following minimum requirements are expected of all parishioners with children attending St. John the Baptist School.
a. Families are registered members of the Parish;
b. Parents and children share in the faith life of the parish at St. John the Baptist Parish by attending weekly liturgies at least 60% of the year;
c. Parents financially support the Parish through weekly contributions using the church envelopes;
d. Parents participate in the Parish Stewardship Program by volunteering their time and talents to support the ministries and organizations of the Parish.
(Families who are not actively participating in the Parish by meeting these minimum requirements may be contacted by the parish office for special arrangements.)
For families who are experiencing financial hardships, the Parish offers separate tuition funding options which are decided on an individual case basis. Please contact the Pastor for details.
Families who are not registered parishioners of St. John’s and want their children to
attend the parish school have two options:
a. They may become registered members of the parish and pay the Parishioner Tuition Rate.
b. They may continue being parishioners of another parish, pay the Non-Parishioner Tuition Rate and seek tuition assistance from their parish.
Everyone who desires education for their child(ren) at St. John’s will be considered for enrollment.
Families who are not currently registered parishioners of St. John’s may become members of the Parish by contacting the business office – both Ohio and Indiana residents are eligible. If you live outside the parish boundaries, you may be required to have an interview with the pastor.
Acceptance of children from families who are Non-Parishioners is subject to the approval of the Pastor. For anyone not accepted, the registration fee will be refunded.
One-Payment Plan - Parent will pay the Tuition in full with registration. If tuition is paid in full by February 28, 2017, the registration fees will be waived.
Delayed One-Payment Plan - Parent will pay the Tuition in full by July 1, 2017. No annual processing fee will be incurred with this option but registration fee will need to be paid.
10 Month Payment Plan - Parent will pay monthly and comply with the monthly tuition payment plan established through St. John the Baptist School. Payments will be due by the first day of each month July 1, 2017 through April 1, 2018. You will be charged an annual processing fee of $50.00 for the use of this option. The annual fee is due with your first payment. Payment books will be mailed to your home prior to the start of your payment plan.
12 Month Payment Plan - Parent will pay monthly and comply with the monthly tuition payment plan established through St. John the Baptist School. Payments will be due by the first day of each month June 1, 2017 through May 1, 2018. You will be charged an annual processing fee of $50.00 for the use of this option. The annual fee is due with your first payment. Payment books will be mailed to your home prior to the start of your payment plan.
LATE FEES - Tuition which is not paid by the 1st day of each month shall be assessed a $10.00 late fee per late payment. If tuition is still delinquent at the time of registration for the next school year, the registration will not be processed.
TUITION REDUCTIONS - If Tuition Assistance is awarded by the School, then the Tuition described above will be adjusted proportionally in accordance with the payment plan chosen.
ATTENDANCE AT MASS - Families are expected to participle in Sunday Mass on a regular basis (minimum 60% of the Sundays) from February 1, 2017 through January 31, 2018 .This is verified by putting your church envelope or a piece of paper with your name and address in the collection basket, or providing to the Parish office a signed bulletin from another church you attended. This will be evaluated periodically throughout the school year. Any family not meeting their obligation may be subject to paying the non-active/non parishioner tuition rate.
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Financial assistance is only available for registered St. John the Baptist parishioners with students enrolled in our school in grades K-8. Tuition assistance is not available for preschool students. If you would like to apply for financial assistance, you will need to apply online with FACTS Management. Your online application will need to be completed no later the March 15, 2017. The link to apply online is https://online.factsmgt.com/signin/3XBQ9. There will be a $28.00 fee to process your application that is due online. Please see the enclosed sheet for more information.
Financial aid will be granted according to need on a first come, first serve basis. When the funds are depleted no more aid will be available. If you do not have access to complete an application online or for more information about financial aid, please contact Mike Newton in the parish office. 513-367-9086 ext. 211.
Download FACTS Management sheet